4 layer Pumpkin caramel pecan cake

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Serves: up to 16
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1 box yellow cake mix
1 can(s) 15 0z pumpkin (divided)
1/2 c milk
1/3 c canola oil
4eggs eggs
1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spices divided
1 pkg cream cheese softend
1 c powdered sugar
1tub pkg 8 oz cool whip thawed
1/4 c caramel ice cream topping
1/4 c chopped pecans

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mary eckman Recipe
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selden, NY (pop. 68,856)
Member Since Sep 2012
mary's notes for this recipe:
I found this recipe 2yrs ago on Net and its the best ive ever had of a pumpkin cake I am very picky! and my family and friends LOVED IT! I even was paid to make a few of them for friends :-) let me know if anyone ventures into making 1 :-)
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Heat Oven 350' Beat Cake Mix ,1cup of pumpkin,milk,oil,eggs and 1tsp spice in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Pour into greased and floured 9inch round pans .
Bake 28-30 mins , or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean .Cool in pans for 10 mins . remove from pans to wire rack and cool completely .
Beat cream cheese in medium bowl with mixer until creamy ,add sugar , remaining pumpkin and spice ,mix well . Gently stir in cool whip , Cut each layer horizontally in half with serrated knife , stack on serving plate , spreading creamcheese filling between layers .(DO NOT FROST TOP LAYER! ) Drizzle with caramel and nut topping just before serving refrigerate any leftovers being its made with creamcheese ENJOY !

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user Nancy Hootman hootkootoor - Sep 3, 2012
This might be a dumb question, but do you use 4 nine-inch pans, or two and split the layers after cooling?
user mary eckman nun4utoo - Sep 3, 2012
oops im sorry my error on typing in 2 9inch pans sorry ;-)
user Nancy Hootman hootkootoor - Sep 3, 2012
LOL. Thanks. I thought maybe adding pumpkin increased the amount of batter.....a lot! :-D
user teresa purdham kricket - Sep 4, 2012
this sounds amzing going to make it for thanksgiving this year wish me luck worried about cutting the layers lol
user robin marra Michigan_bird - Sep 4, 2012
Calling for cooler temps this weekend....looks like I will be baking a 4 layer Pumpkin caramel pecan cake!!!! Can't wait to try this!!!!

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